Shots fired at BET Hip-Hop Awards following backstage fight

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The BET Hip-Hop Awards in Atlanta were reportedly on lockdown tonight briefly after a backstage altercation between rappers Rick Ross and Young Jeezy carried over into the parking lot, where shots were fired. Early reports say the shots were fired by a member of Ross’ entourage.

Ross & Jeezy just got into it 🙁

— JasFly (@JasFly) September 29, 2012

They shut the building down. Nobody is allowed in or out. #HipHopAwards

— JasFly (@JasFly) September 29, 2012

Alright, here's what happened: ross & Jeezy got into an actual shoving match in the parking lot. A man w/a gun was arrested. #HipHopAwards

— JasFly (@JasFly) September 29, 2012

The building was temporarily shut down but is now reopened and Ross took the stage as planned. #HipHopAwards

— JasFly (@JasFly) September 29, 2012

Shots have been fired. Just heard in the security walkie. We're in lock down again. They've held the Lighty tribute. #HipHopAwards

— JasFly (@JasFly) September 29, 2012

At least one person has been arrested but the lockdown is over. #HipHopAwards

— JasFly (@JasFly) September 29, 2012

The awards show was being taped for broadcast on BET on Oct. 9.

Soooooo @YoungJeezy and @rickyrozay got into at the @BET hip hop awards. This is why they don't show it live. Smh millionaires fighting 👎👎

— G.B.W. (@02NUPE) September 30, 2012

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